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2017 Mazda CX-9 Wins Autotrader ‘Must Test Drive’ Award

“Overall best three-row crossover in the market,” and “100% worth the wait” are just some of the ways Autotrader experts are describing the 2017 CX-9. And after testing driving hundreds of vehicles, the 2017 CX-9 was named a winner of Autotrader’s 2017 Must Test Drive Award.

The prestigious list of “Must Test Drive” vehicles, determined by Autotrader’s editorial team, identifies the best new vehicles worth experiencing before consumers make their final purchase decision. The awarded vehicles are chosen based on a diverse set of criteria outlined by Autotrader’s editorial team such as exterior styling, interior quality, cargo capacity, included and available technology and ride quality.

With the CX-9 featuring a “rare combination of luxury, efficiency and driving dynamics,” it continues to redefine expectations and push the boundaries of a three-row crossover SUV.

At the Grand Touring and Signature trim levels, drivers are met with Mazda’s first Active Driving Display that projects instrument and navigation information onto the windshield. The Signature trim level provides exquisite finishes with Auburn-colored Nappa leather, rosewood trim and LED signature accent lighting on the grille. With an MSRP[1] from $31,520, consumers can have an all-weather capable crossover SUV with seating for seven.

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[1] MSRP does not include $940 for destination and handling ($985 in Alaska) or taxes, title or additional fees. Dealers set actual sale prices.